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An artificial intelligence based quorum system for the improvement of the lifespan of sensor networks. (2021)
Journal Article
PONNAN, S., SARAVANAN, A.K., IWENDI, C., IBEKE, E. and SRIVASTAVA, G. [2021]. An artificial intelligence based quorum system for the improvement of the lifespan of sensor networks. IEEE sensors journal [online], (accepted).

Artificial Intelligence-based Quorum systems a reused to solve the energy crisis in real-time wireless sensor networks. They tend to improve the coverage, connectivity, latency, and lifespan of the networks where millions of sensor nodes need to be d... Read More about An artificial intelligence based quorum system for the improvement of the lifespan of sensor networks..

The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems. (2021)
Presentation / Conference
DAVIDSON, A., BREMNER, P. and PERKINS, J. 2021. The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems. Presented at the 2021 Employability symposium: 3E's for wicked problems, 22 April 2021, virtual symposium [online]. Available from: https://documents.advance-he.ac.uk/download/file/9665

This session introduced the Scottish Innovative Student Awards (SISA), and gave an overview of how SISA helps students to tackle wicked problems with innovation and an orientation towards transforming the future. The session also presented two case s... Read More about The Scottish Innovative Student Awards: preparing students to tackle wicked problems..

E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
UGOCHUKWU-IBE, I.M. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions. To be presented at 4th Recent trends and applications in computer science and information technology international conference 2021 (RTA-CSIT 2021), 21-22 May 2021, (accepted).

This paper examines the challenges of teaching technical courses through e-learning in Nigerian tertiary institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The COVID-19 pandemic has widespread after-effect on education systems all over the world, wi... Read More about E-learning and COVID-19: the Nigerian experience: challenges of teaching technical courses in tertiary institutions..

An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. (2021)
Journal Article
AGRAWAL, S., JAIN, S.K. and IBEKE, E. [2021]. An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots. International journal of engineering systems modelling and simulation [online], Forthcoming. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1504/IJESMS.2021.10036742

Networked Control System (NCS) consists of controlled distributed nodes while an Orchestrator functions as a central coordinator for controlling the distributed tasks. The NCSs have challenges of coordination and right execution sequencing of operati... Read More about An orchestrator for networked control systems and its application to collision avoidance in multiple mobile robots..

A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918. (2021)
Book Chapter
PEDERSEN, S. [2021]. A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918. In Hughes-Johnson, A. and Jenkins, L. (eds.) The politics of women's suffrage: local, national and international dimensions. Chicago: University of Chicago Press [online], In Press. Available from: https://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/distributed/P/bo127024256.html

This chapter investigates how a constitutional suffrage organization navigated two distinct and problematic relationships – with the suffrage press and with local newspapers. It demonstrates that not all suffrage campaigners strode confidently into t... Read More about A mistake to raise any controversial question at the present time: the careful relationship of Glasgow’s suffragists with the press 1902-1918..

Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. (2021)
Journal Article
BAXTER, G., BLOICE, L. and GRAY, D. [2021]. Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports. Scottish affairs [online], (accepted).

This paper explores the social importance of small, local airports to Scottish island communities, and the roles that they might play in maintaining cultural identity and a sense of place. It draws upon studies conducted in three communities: Benbecu... Read More about Exploring the socio-cultural impact of Scottish island airports..

User-friendly tool to enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency. (2021)
Conference Proceeding
SEDDIKI, M., BENNADJI, A., LAING, R. and GRAY, D. 2021. User-friendly tool to enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency. In Abdelmohsen, S., El-Khouly, T., Mallasi, Z. and Bannadji, A. (eds.). 2021. Architecture in the age of distruptive technologies: transformation and challenges: proceedings of the 9th Arab Society for Computer Aided Architectural Design 2021 (ASCAAD 2021) [online], 2-4 March 2021, [virtual conference]. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University, pages 750-756. Available from: http://ascaad.org/conference/2021/docs/proceedings.pdf

Buildings are an important source of CO2 emissions and account for almost a third of final energy consumption globally. The necessity to achieve energy efficiency standards in new and existing buildings is now recognised. The residential sector consu... Read More about User-friendly tool to enable individual homeowners to invest in energy efficiency..

Kathy Peiss, information hunters. (2021)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. [2021]. Kathy Peiss, information hunters. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000621997020

This is a book review of Kathy Peiss, Information hunters by Charles Oppenheim. The author is Professor of American History at the University of Pennsylvania; her previous books have been about US social history. So why has she now written about, as... Read More about Kathy Peiss, information hunters..

Impact of COVID-19 on search in an organisation. (2021)
Journal Article
CLEVERLEY, P.H., COUSINS, F. and BURNETT, S. [2021]. Impact of COVID-19 on search in an organisation. Journal of information science [online], Online First. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551521989531

COVID-19 has created unprecedented organisational challenges, yet no study has examined the impact on information search. A case study in a knowledge-intensive organisation was undertaken on 2.5 million search queries during the pandemic. A surge of... Read More about Impact of COVID-19 on search in an organisation..

Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. (2020)
Journal Article
PEDERSEN, S. [2021]. Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet. Women's history review [online], Latest Articles. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1080/09612025.2020.1860281

This Viewpoint positions the contemporary UK parenting website Mumsnet within the wider history of mothers' organisations' interactions with politics and politicians over the last 100 years. While the politicisation of motherhood is nothing new, and... Read More about Practical, everyday feminism: mothers, politicians, and Mumsnet..

Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy. Library management [online], Early Cite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/LM-09-2020-0131

Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic has placed online learning, blended or hybrid provision as the ‘new normal’ in Higher Education. For most universities and their academic libraries, especially those with a less strong online presence, the pandemic has... Read More about Academic libraries in COVID-19: a renewed mission for digital literacy..

Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children (2020)
Journal Article
MARTZOUKOU, K. [2020]. Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children. Journal of research in innovative teaching and learning [online], EarlyCite. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/jrit-06-2020-0031

Purpose – This paper examines children’s development of digital literacy, resilience and citizenship in the online environment, addressing active engagement, and participation via cartoon videos. Previous research has emphasised the positive role of... Read More about Maddie is online: an educational video cartoon series on digital literacy and resilience for children.

Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. (2020)
Journal Article
DAVIDSON, A. and REID, P.H. [2020]. Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film. Journal of documentation [online], (accepted). To be made available from: https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-09-2020-0157

"Fraserburgh on Film" is an online platform created for the purpose of collating digital heritage film from the communities situated in the corner of North-East Scotland. The research adopted an ethnographic approach working within the community, wit... Read More about Digital storytelling and participatory local heritage through the creation of an online moving image archive: a case-study of Fraserburgh on Film..

Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. (2020)
Journal Article
OPPENHEIM, C. 2021. Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 53(1), pages 206-207. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1177/0961000620970799

This is a book review by Charles Oppenheim of Richard Ovenden's book 'Burning the book: a history of knowldege under attack'. The book is the product of some detailed research (and Ovenden, in his lengthy list of acknowledgements, notes the help he... Read More about Richard Ovenden, 'Burning the books: a history of knowledge under attack'..

Designing and owning the future. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
DAVIDSON, A. and BREMNER, P.A.M. 2020. Designing and owning the future. Workshop presented at the 5th International enhancement conference of QAA Scotland: building resilient learning communities: using evidence to support student success, 3-5 November 2020, virtual conference.

The aim of this workshop was to help conference attendees use a couple of tools and techniques developed by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise, which are intended to help students "pre-experience" their future and to foster students' career vision... Read More about Designing and owning the future..

Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages. (2020)
Journal Article
LAING, A. 2020. Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages. Publishing research quarterly [online], 36(4), pages 585-600. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12109-020-09759-5

This project explores the business practices and cultural place of independent bookshops in Scotland. The research examines the connections that independent bookshops have with their various stakeholders, and investigates the support and policy chang... Read More about Indies in Scotland: exploring the unique role of independent bookshops in Scotland’s towns and villages..

The politicization of Mumsnet. (2020)
Book
PEDERSEN, S. 2020. The politicization of Mumsnet. Bingley: Emerald Publishing [online]. Available from: https://books.emeraldinsight.com/page/detail/The-Politicization-of-Mumsnet/?K=9781839094712

This book investigates the growing politicization of Mumsnet and its use by politicians to influence middle-class women in the UK. The site's discussion topics go far beyond traditional 'mothering' subjects, and encompass politics, feminism and curre... Read More about The politicization of Mumsnet..

Womenswear well-being warriors: a content analysis of female-targeted activewear brands on Instagram. (2020)
Conference Proceeding
CROSS, K. 2020. Womenswear well-being warriors: a content analysis of female-targeted activewear brands on Instagram. In Palomo-Lovinski, N. (ed.) Proceedings of 22nd International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI 2020): between individual and society: social justice through fashion paper and creative practice presentations, 24-27 March 2020, [virtual conference]. Kent, OH: Kent State University [online]. Available from: https://oaks.kent.edu/iffti2020/iffti-2020-between-individual-and-society-community/womenswear-well-being-warriors

In contemporary Western society, people are increasingly focused on well-being, with national well-being statistics reported by numerous developed economies. Wellness is now a consumer mindset, which has gone beyond a trend and become a lifestyle, de... Read More about Womenswear well-being warriors: a content analysis of female-targeted activewear brands on Instagram..

Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
DAVIDSON, A. and BREMNER, P. 2020. Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates. Presented at the Online festival of learning, teaching and student experience (LTSE 2020), 14-18 September 2020, virtual conference.

This presentation introduced attendees to the Museum of the Future methodology that allows students to design and experience the future. the presenters demonstrated how this experiential learning can help students deal with both the push of the prese... Read More about Innovative teaching practices in developing enterprising, ethical and work ready graduates..

Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future. (2020)
Presentation / Conference
BREMNER, P. and MOULE, C. 2020. Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future. Presented at the 2020 International entrepreneurship educators conference (IEECOnline), 9-11 September 2020, virtual conference. Available from: https://ieec.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/103-Pauline-Bremner-Chris-Moule-no-video.pdf

Keeping students' skills sets work ready is a challenge for all universities within their degree programmes. Often skills are embedded in module descriptors, hard to identify and hard for students to relate to the outside world. At Robert Gordon Univ... Read More about Collaboration between universities and the Scottish Institute for Enterprise to ensure students skill sets are fit for the future..